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Student Protestors And Their Faculty Allies At The Evergreen State College Win A Battle But Lose The War
Four months have passed since the riots that brought The Evergreen State College to the attention of the world occurred and
Sep 17, 2017 7:02PM - College Student POV
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Keeping A Clear Mindset During School
New semester, new me. This is something I tell myself at the beginning of every school semester, determined, excited and
Sep 13, 2017 8:31PM - College Student POV
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It's Not The End If You Don't Get Into Your College Of Choice
A lot of what I do entails helping students achieve the best ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank, sort of like the SAT
Sep 11, 2017 8:22PM - College Student POV
The changes in consumer behavior are undeniable and sweeping. The impact of smartphones and tablets is felt in media, in the retail, travel, and transportation industriesand in education and training. Ubiquitous connected devices, with their speedy search functions and digital assistants, place a vast galaxy of facts, figures, instructions, and aid within easy reach.
Sep 20, 2017 6:00PM - Learning Solutions Magazine (learningsolutionsmag.com)
73737 Washington States and districts must find ways to keep teachers in the professionor they're staring down the barrel of a growing teacher shortage, researchers and policymakers said at a panel discussion here on Tuesday. The panel was hosted by the Learning Policy Institute, a California-based think tank led by Stanford University education professor Linda Darling-Hammond, which released a new analysis, Teacher Turnover: Why It Matters and What We Can Do About It.About 8 percent of teachers leave the teaching profession each year, and another 8 percent move to a different school, making the overall turnover rate about 16 percent.
Sep 20, 2017 5:43PM - Education Week
Scarcely a day goes by right now withouta breathless newspaper headline about how artificial intelligence (AI) is going turn us all into superhumans, if it doesnt end up replacing us first.But what do we really mean byAI, and what could we do with it? In this postIll take a look at the state of the art, and how you could build your own Do-It-Yourself seeing eye AI using a cheapRaspberry Picomputerand some freesoftware from Google called TensorFlow. If you want to have a go at doing this yourself, Im following a brilliant step by step guideproduced byLibby Miller from BBC R&D.
Sep 20, 2017 3:21PM - Innovative technology (innovativetechnology.jiscinvolve.org)
Louisiana State University said it was investigating the death of Maxwell Raymond Gruver, 18, after he was taken to a hospital from a fraternity.
Sep 15, 2017 2:24AM - NYTimes
As its president and vice president accuse one another of misusing money, the two-year county college is in danger of losing its accreditation.
Sep 13, 2017 9:17PM - NYTimes
As policy makers, teachers, and parents work to expand pre-K programs, here are three books on what children really need.
Sep 13, 2017 3:52PM - NYTimes
Creativity is only limited by your belief. If you believe you are not creative, you are less likely to fully engage that part of your brain. You need to let your inner child free in a way.
Sep 20, 2017 8:30PM - eLearning Industry (elearningindustry.com)
73764 There is nothing quite as invigorating and terrifying as a new school. I've started teaching at a new school and new grade level this year, and it's been an exciting new challenge-- new students, a different culture to navigate, and relationships yet to be forged. While the challenge is exciting, it does add a new dimension of difficulty to teaching in today's social and political climate.
Sep 20, 2017 8:07PM - Education Week
At the recent Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference in Chicago, professors learned practical skills from colleagues who use mobile devices to create multimedia content, including podcasts and other forms of audio journalism. According to Edison Research, 86 percent of Americans over 13 listen to audio in a typical day (see more Edison podcast research). But with a smartphone, you can do more than just listen.
Sep 20, 2017 12:51PM - MediaShift (mediashift.org)
eLearning outsourcing can offer a variety of benefits. However, it can also be a stressful, time-consuming, and resource-draining process. The good news is that you can minimize these drawbacks by planning ahead and following some basic eLearning outsourcing guidelines.
Sep 20, 2017 8:10AM - eLearning Industry (elearningindustry.com)
Sophia Spencer, 8, loves bugs especially grasshoppers. She's an expert on insects, and likes to give her littlest friends an occasional ride on her shoulder. That used to earn her mockery from her peers.
Sep 20, 2017 3:46AM - NPR.org (npr.org)
If youve ever created an eLearning course, theres no need to tell you that starting from scratch can be time-consuming. Fortunately, one of the biggest benefits of using eLearning templates is that they give you the ability to cut costs and speed up your delivery schedule. They also allow you to add creativity and cohesiveness to your eLearning course design, even if you are not a graphic designer.
Sep 17, 2017 7:05PM - eLearning Industry (elearningindustry.com)
Assigning fees is a vital part of the daily fee operations in any school and hence an integral part of the School Management ERP. Its quite important that the users choose the right fee collection for the student so that all the reports do fall in place. This makes the end user comfortable in dealing with the long queues in the cash counter.
Sep 17, 2017 2:30PM - e-Learning Feeds (elearningfeeds.com)
You know you love working in Instructional Design, and you are ready to take the steps to making it your career. What happens next? Sending resumes into the job hiring vortex might leave you frustrated and wondering if there actually is a market for your skill set. Instead of approaching your job search in the traditional way, follow the simple and actionable 6 steps below.
Sep 16, 2017 7:05PM - eLearning Industry (elearningindustry.com)
share0000In this article, Ill highlight the top 8 mobile learning development hurdles that eLearning developers face, as well as useful tips to overcome them. Designing mobile learning courses is as simple as uploading your existing eLearning content to a responsive LMS, right? The truth is that creating mobile learning involves a multitude of modern challenges. eLearning developers must be able to surmount any obstacle that comes their way in order to produce engaging eLearning experiences.
Sep 15, 2017 10:07AM - infoprolearning.com (infoprolearning.com)
Walter Isaacsons new book is The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution. On Saturday, hell be at Harvard to deliver a 20-minute talk on computing pioneers like Grace Hopper, and then will moderate a panel about women in computing. The session, which will include Harvard Professor Margo Seltzer, Ruth Fong 15, and Ana-Maria Constantin 16, beginsat noon at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Northwest B103.
Sep 9, 2017 4:01PM - Harvard Gazette (news.harvard.edu)
Timothy is the product training manager of a large consumer electronics company. Recently, the company launched a new washing machine into the market, and he was assigned the responsibility of training the firms sales staff on the product. The budget allocated for the training was very low, and Timothy was asked to train his salespeople across Europe and the Americas in just one week.
Sep 6, 2017 4:23PM - eLearning Industry (elearningindustry.com)
If you want to be an expert in the field of Instructional Design, you need to do your research. Learning various Instructional Design theories will help you develop more meaningful eLearning courses. You'll have a firm grasp on how the human mind absorbs, assimilates, and retains information.
Sep 2, 2017 9:19PM - eLearning Industry (elearningindustry.com)
73750 Teachers in Burlington, Vt., are back at work today after a four-day strike. The local teachers' union and the school board reached a tentative contract agreement Tuesday after an eight-hour mediation session, according to the district.
Sep 20, 2017 8:34PM - Education Week
73753 When Mayme Hostetter started teaching English at a charter middle school in the Bronx neighborhood of New York, she had no idea how much of an impact she would make on her students. Now, more than a decade later, 11 of Hostetter's former students are preparing for teaching careers of their own at the Relay Graduate School of Educationwhere Hostetter has served as a national dean since 2008. After leaving the classroom to pursue her master's in education, Hostetter helped found Relay GSE in 2007.
Sep 20, 2017 7:20PM - Education Week
One of the best ways we learn is by teaching others. By playing the role of the teacher, students demonstrate understanding and learn about instructional design, delivery, and presentation. They begin to reflect on the learning process, because they will know if their peers learned the material or not.
Sep 20, 2017 11:21AM - Teacher Reboot Camp (teacherrebootcamp.com)